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Yuping He

Yuping He
BASc, MASc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng

Associate Professor

Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ACE 4022

905.721.8668 ext. 5719
905.721.3370 (fax)

yuping.he@uoit.ca

Office hours:
Monday 15:30 - 17:00


Research topics

  • Vehicle System Dynamics
  • Vehicle Chassis Design
  • Vehicle Active Safety Systems
  • Automated Design Synthesis
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Driver-Hardware-in-the-Loop Real-Time Simulations
  • Application of Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Mechatronic Systems

Education

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of Waterloo, 2002
  • MASc (Automotive Engineering), Tsinghua University, China, 1991
  • BASc (Automotive Engineering), Hubei Automotive Industries Institute, China, 1985

Courses

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  • Powertrain Design
  • Automotive Component Design
  • Dynamics
  • Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Modelling and Simulation of Mechanical Systems
  • Automotive Engineering (Graduate course)
  • Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Road Vehicle Systems (Graduate course)

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Journal Publications

    • He, Y. and Islam, M., “An Automated Design Method for Active Trailer Steering Systems of Articulated Heavy Vehicles”, Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 134/041002, pp.1-15, 2012.
    • Islam, M., Ding, X. and He, Y., “A Closed-Loop Dynamic Simulation Based Design Method for Articulated Heavy Vehicles with Active Trailer Steering Systems”, Vehicle System Dynamics, DOI:10.1080/00423114.2011.622904, 2011.
    • He, Y., Islam, M. and Webster, T.D., “An Integrated Design Method for Articulated Heavy Vehicles with Active Trailer Steering Systems”, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Vol. 119-6, pp. 158-174, 2010.
    • Chi, Z., He, Y. and Naterer, N., “Convective Heat Transfer Optimization of Automotive Brake Discs”, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Vol. 118-6, pp. 961-969, 2009.
    • Chi, Z., He, Y. and Greg Naterer, G., “Design Optimization of Vehicle Suspensions with a Quarter-Vehicle Model”, Transactions of the CSME, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 297-312, 2008.
    • Chi, Z., Naterer, G. and He, Y., “Effects of Brake Disc Geometrical Parameters and Configurations on Automotive Braking Thermal Performance”, Transactions of the CSME, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 313-324, 2008.
    • He, Y., “Design Synthesis of Mechatronic Vehicles with Coordinated Control Systems”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 46, Supplement, pp.923-936, 2008.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “A Review of Automated Design Synthesis Approaches for Virtual Development of Ground Vehicle Suspensions”, SAE Transactions, Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Paper No. 2007-01-0856, 2007.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Application of Optimization Algorithms and Multibody Dynamics to Ground Vehicle Suspension Design”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 158-192, 2007.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Application of SQP and Dynamic Mode Tracking to the Identification of the Critical Speed of Rail Vehicles”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 193-212, 2007.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “A Design Methodology for Mechatronic Vehicles: Application of Multidisciplinary Optimization, Multibody Dynamics, and Genetic Algorithms”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 43, No. 10, pp. 697-733, 2005.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Mechatronic Vehicles with Active Suspensions”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 283/1-2, pp.217-241, 2005.
    • He, Y., ElMaraghy, H. and ElMaraghy, W., “A Design Analysis Approach for Improving the Stability of Dynamic Systems with Application to the Design of Car-Trailer Systems”, Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1487-1509, 2005.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Optimization of Curving Performance of Rail Vehicles”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 895-923, 2005.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Multidisciplinary Optimization of Multibody Systems with Application to the Design of Rail Vehicles”, Multibody System Dynamics, Vol. 14, pp. 111-135, 2005.
    • He, Y., Khajepour, A., McPhee, J. and Wang, X., “Dynamic Modeling and Stability Analysis of Articulated Frame Steer Vehicles”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 28-59, 2005.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Optimization of the Lateral Stability of Rail Vehicles”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 361-390, 2002.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Design Optimization of Rail Vehicles with Passive and Active Suspensions: A Combined Approach Using Genetic Algorithms and Multibody Dynamics”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 37 supplement, pp. 397-408, 2002.

    Conference Publications

    • Ding, X., He, Y., Ren, J. and Sun, T., “A Comparative Study of Control Algorithms for Active Trailer Steering Systems of Articulated Heavy Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2012 American Control Conference, June 27-29, Montreal, 2012.
    • Sun, T., Esmailzadeh, E., Ren, J. and He, Y., “Lateral Stability Improvement of Car-Trailer Systems Using Active Trailer Braking Control”, Proceedings of the CSME International Congress 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 4-6, 2012.
    • Islam, M. and He, Y., “Design Synthesis of Articulated Heavy Vehicles with Active Safety Systems Using a Parallel Computation Technique”, Proceedings of the CSME International Congress 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 4-6, 2012.
    • Ding, X. and He, Y., “Design and Evaluation of Active Trailer Steering Systems of Long Combination Vehicles Using Driver-Software-in-the-Loop Simulations”, SAE Paper No.: 2012-01-0934, SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 24-26, 2012.
    • Ding, X. and He, Y., “Numerical Simulation and Analysis of Closed-Loop Driver/Articulated Vehicle Dynamic Systems”, SAE Paper No.: 2012-01-0244, SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 24-26, 2012.
    • Ding, X. and He, Y., “An Investigation of Driver Models for Closed-Loop Dynamic Stability Analysis of Articulated Vehicles”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Paper ID: VE0040, Suzhou, China, August 11-12, 2011.
    • Oberor, D. and He, Y., “Simulation-Based Design Synthesis of Articulated Heavy Vehicle for Improving Maneuverability and Stability”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Paper ID: VE0040, Suzhou, China, August 11-12, 2011.
    • Ding, X. and He, Y., “Active Trailer Steering for Improving Maneuverability of Long Combination Vehicles with B-Train Double Configuration”, Proceedings of 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, June 5-9, 2011.
    • Oberor, D., Islam, M. and He, Y., “Design Optimization of Articulated Heavy Vehicles Using Genetic Algorithms and Multibody Vehicle Model”, Proceedings of 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, June 5-9, 2011.
    • Shamim, R., Islam, M. and He, Y., “A Comparative Study of Active Control Strategies for Improving Lateral Stability of Car-Trailer Systems”, SAE Paper No: 2011-01-0959, SAE 2011 World Congress, Detroit, April 14, 2011.
    • Islam, M. and He, Y., “An Optimal Preview Controller for Active Trailer Steering Systems of Articulated Heavy Vehicles”, SAE Paper No: 2011-01-0983, SAE 2011 World Congress Detroit, April 14, 2011.
    • Islam, M., He, Y. and Webster, T.D., “Automated Design Synthesis of Articulated Heavy Vehicles with Active Trailer Steering Systems”, Proceedings of ASME IDETC/CIE 2010, Paper No: DETC2010-28160, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010.
    • Islam, M., He, Y. and Webster, T.D., “A Compound Lateral Position Deviation Preview Controller for Active Trailer Steering Systems of Articulated Heavy Vehicles”, Proceedings of CSME Forum 2010 (CD), Victoria, Canada, 2010.
    • Islam, M. and He, Y., “Design Synthesis of Heavy Articulated Vehicles with Rearward Amplification Control”, Proceedings of 22nd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Halifax, Canada, May 31 to June 4, 2009.
    • He, Y., “Comparative Study of Design Synthesis Approaches for Mechatronic Vehicles with Integrated Control Systems”, Proceedings of 22nd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Halifax, Canada, May 31 to June 4, 2009.
    • Islam, M. and He, Y., “Stability Optimization of Articulated Frame Steer Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2nd CIRP Conference on Assembly Technologies and Systems (CD), Toronto, pp.498-508, 2008.
    • Chi, Z., He, Y. and Naterer, G., “Geometrical Optimization of Vented Brake Discs of Automotive Vehicles”, Proceedings of 2nd CIRP Conference on Assembly Technologies and Systems (CD), Toronto, pp.562-571, 2008.
    • Chi, Z., Naterer, G. and He, Y., “Thermal Performance Analysis of Vented Automotive Brake Discs”, Proceedings of CSME Forum 2008, Ottawa, June 5-8, 2008.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Mechatronic Vehicle Design via Multidisciplinary Optimization”, Proceedings of CSME Forum 2004 (CD), London, Canada, pp. 504-513, 2004.
    • He, Y., Azard, N.L., Urbaniak, C., Khajepour, A. and McPhee, J., “Lateral Stability Analysis and Parameter Estimation of Articulated Frame Steer Vehicles”, Proceedings of CSME Forum 2004 (CD), London, Canada, pp. 962-971, 2004.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Application of Multidisciplinary Design Optimization to the Design of Ground Vehicles with Active Suspensions”, Colloquium on Computer-Aided Optimization of Mechanical Systems, Erlangen-Nurenmberg, Germany, 2003.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “An Integrated Approach Using Genetic Algorithms, Multibody Dynamics, and LQG Control Algorithm for Design Optimization of Ground Vehicles with Active Suspensions”, Proceedings of CSME Forum 2002 (CD), Kingston, Canada, 2002.
    • He, Y. and McPhee, J., “Comparative Study of Optimization Algorithms Used in Ground Vehicle Suspension Design”, The Sixth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Dearborn, Michigan, 2001.
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